Spinning powerless in circles ~ Chandrakirti

First we conceive the “I” and grasp onto it.
Then we conceive the “mine” and cling to the material world.
Like water trapped on the water wheel, we spin in circles, powerless.
I praise the compassion that embraces all beings.


Chandrakirti

quoted in the book Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life's Most Important Skill


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